By the end of the year, WhatsApp will be stopping its support on Blackberry phones and some models of Nokia. However, for Samsung phones, this is not the case. While the popular messaging app will not support Android smartphones with OS versions 2.1 and 2.2, the later Android OS versions will still be applicable.
The question now is if all Samsung phones able to download WhatsApp messenger. The answer is that all Samsung Android phones with OS versions higher than Android 2.2 can get the latest WhatsApp download.
Download and installation is easy especially that Samsung phones today have higher OS versions that come the package. With internet connection and a compatible Samsung phone, the steps are very simple and the download is free. It is important to use a reliable source or go directly to the Whatsapp website to download the app.
Download Process via Google Play Store
On your Samsung Android phone, go to Google Play Store. Next, on the search bar, type in “WhatsApp” or “WhatsApp download”. After a few seconds, you will see different icons related to WhatsApp. Choose one that is from WhatsApp, Inc., and with the icon of a phone. Click and install. After installation is done, you can now start connecting with friends and family who are also WhatsApp users.
This is another way to download the app using your desktop. WhatsApp APK can be downloaded to your PC and via USB connection, it can then be copied to your Samsung phone. You can do this by going to the official website of WhatsApp and tap on “Download app” then copy the file to your Android phone and save it either on the phone memory or the external memory storage. From the “File Manager” folder of your phone, open the appropriate folder. Tap on the WhatsApp APK file and run it. For the rest of the process, just follow the instructions on the screen.
Meanwhile, the latest Whatsapp update for Android is already available.